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    January 3, 2013
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of petaluma was last seen in south lake tahoe - she was there for a new years music festival. good evening, i'm catherine heenan. tonight - grant lodes is standing by with more on the search. but first, justine waldman sat down with alyssa's mother today - justine? >> reporter: alyssa's mother does not think she ranaway, or that someone would want to hurt her daughter. all she wants to think about is getting her daughter back home as soon as possible. >> there is no other option she is coming home >> reporter: for the mother of missing teenager alyssa byrne. every moment without her daughter brings tears. kim byrne is trying to stay strong during the most difficult time of her life. for new years eve, alyssa went to south lake tahoe for the snowglobe music festival with a group of friends. a rave concert. her parents didn't really want her to attend. >> not crazy about her going, at 19 you have to trust your kids you can't hold them back >> reporter: for some reason, alyssa left her
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friends and went back to their hotel. then vanished. >> surviellnce shows her in the hotel lobby. get up to go and that is the last anyone has heard from her alyssa usually texts or calls her parents to check in. >> reporter: now they have not heard from her in days. and her cell phone goes right to voicemail. her father and friends are looking for alyssa in tahoe. along with sheriff deputies. kim refuses to think someone hurt her daughter or that she isn't coming home. >> there are some doors you just can't hope. just focusing on hopesot keep prayers and good things and know that she is going to be coming home >> reporter: there is a facebook page if you like to
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communicate and try to help out and try to find her and right now, grant has more on where this search is concentrated for the teenager >> that is correct. here's a map of the south lake tahoe area. alyssa byrne was last seen at the horizon casino resort in state-line nevada.where byrne and friends were staying. friends say they saw byrne at the horizon casino bar just after midnight january first. earlier that night - new year's eve - byrne and globe music festival at the lake tahoe community college. that's about 3 miles from the resort. crews are focusing their search in the area near the horizon casino resort.that's right along highway 50.just east of the lake.
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here is a closer look. you can see how close it is today. they are going through the rural areas as well as the search communities going for this hour. >> catherine: stay with us as we continue. updates are available on www.kron4.com for facebook fan page banta twitter. >>this just in to the kron 4 news room football related 49ers kicker david acres that you see it is talking about receiving death thr eats last week. he has revealed that heat has double hernia surgery. his first year in the san francisco he was great with making 44 of the 52 field goals. so far, not as much and gary radnich will have more coming up with a
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possible replacement for david acres. that is coming up. >> catherine: he's arguably the most vocal member of the san francisco giants. now - sergio romo is being accused of being a little 'too' vocal with airport security workers in las vegas. the relief pitcher is in trouble after an outburst in the security line. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us with more. >> reporter: catherine, you and i both know that sergio romo is one of the most colorful players on the san francisco giants. during the world series parade he wore a shirt that said, i just look illegal, an image that went viral. las vegas police say on new year's day between 8:30 and 9 there was an outburst between a tsa agent and romo. tsa officials tell me romo was unable to provide
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identification required of travelers. this is a picture posted on new year's eve showing sergio romo at a nightclub in vegas called haze. in the photo you'll see that he's alongside 49ers football player michael crabtree. sources say romo became "angry and aggressive" with tsa security on new year's day. he was handcuffed and temporarily detained by police. >> he was in a verbal altercation with the t s a agents. when he calmed down we found that he was in violation of airport rules. and he was allowed to leave the airport. i do not see anything in our report that indicates that he was under the influence of a drug or alcohol. >> reporter: there are further witness statements that sergio romo had his fists clenched at one point during this argument with tsa security.
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do we know what exactly was said during this argument? >> it is still up in the air what they're arguing over. outside of the identification. >> catherine: thank you. >> as you can imagine.a lot of giants fans, and haters, reacting to romo's arrest on our kron-4 facebook fan page. jump in there and join the conversation.i'll be reading comments in about 8 minutes. we're learning more about the 2 people killed in that crash in san francisco's mission district on new year's day. the suspect is david morales. he's been arrested - and is scheduled to be arraigned
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tomorrow on several chargesincluding two counts of murder. police say they'd pulled him over in connection with a shooting at a housing complex. they say he took off - ran a red light - and crashed into another car on south van ness. that driver was forced onto a sidewalk - and hit and killed a pedestrian. new information about the who also died. and the driver.who was injured. >> this 29 year-old his described as a loving and caring person. she was a san francisco resident and has a seven year-old son that still lives in guatemala. the night before the crash this restaurant was where she was working. the parents say that she was with them for the last 1.5 years. >> issue is a nice lady. >> the driver also suffered
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serious injuries with two broken legs. he had a third surgery on saturday. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> catherine: still fairly chilly? this is video from sky seven. if there had been 3 developments and the charges and a new details in this case. >> charged with murder, d'angelo is one of the three men facing the judge for killing venture capitalist kumra in the month of november. they are charged with assault of a deadly weapon, false imprisonment
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and robbery. still in cash, a coin collection of jewelry. if convicted? this would be a special circumstance with the death penalty without the possibility of parole. >> is very early in the process it could take a while. it needs to be sifted through on both sides. >> there is a lot to go through in each case. the number the times the 66 year-old was involved. as for the men that were charged with murder there will be back in court tomorrow. in san francisco, alecia reed, kron 4. >> catherine: livermore had freezing temperatures. this was earlier in and we have a look from the north bay and we are going to take a look at san francisco. does this
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seem like it is warming up? >> it was cold this morning. and on from the bay bridge toll plaza. we can see clearer skies. upper 50s in a number of locations and already in the 40's. daly city, 45. vallejo, fairfield, low 50s for the rest of the bay area. temperatures of be in the 30's but notice some cloud coverage in the north bay and approaching the coast. this cloud coverage will be a real wild card. temperatures could be a bit warmer but chilly we could see mostly clear skies. it
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is going to be a nice afternoon but in the afternoon we to every fall returning into the forecast. all of the details, coming up. >> the 113th congress sworn in today. and it's a group like the u-s has *not seen before. we'll meet the new lawmakers, tonight at 5-30. >> catherine: but first, armed gunmen storm a home a san francisco home.
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>> ofsan francisco police are looking for the armed men who broke into a home and robbed the residents at gunpoint. kron4's will tran reports from the city's richmond district. >> these eight victims were sound asleep. these pictures showing the damage from the front door, the bedroom door. as they went in and ransacked the place there were demanding, from the victims. they kept saying " 50 'p'.. they believe that they wanted this was a growing house. they moved in about 11 months ago. they were where foreign to a 50 collin 50 lbs. of that they've marijuana there were
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referring to 50 lbs. of marijuana this is what we had to say. >> i have never had a gun in my face before it was pretty intense. they kept asking for wheat and where we is the 50 p >> they toward everything apart. >> reporter: they ransacked the place? >> yes, you could tell that they were looking for something big because there were flipping over the closets, the benefits, and dressers and chests. the beds-- >> these five suspects were all armed and they even grabbed a kitchen knife but never used it. there were pulling their hair. and as well as kicking one victim in the throat. no major injuries but they did take a wave wallets, cellphones, and hopefully, the built-in gps can be used by the police. and how bold and
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brazen was this? they did not even bother covered up their faces. faces /// ilwill trans, kron 4. >> catherine: police in daly city say a fight between a father and son -- ended with both men in the hospital. this was the scene at an imperial way. investigators say the father was stabbed four times, and the son had head injuries. both are expected to be >> catherine: you can receivsee jacqueline is in the winter center. -both of those ofather and son are expected to be okay. >> jacqueline: tonight, the wild card is going to be that fog and cloud coverage
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impactive the warmer temperatures or the colder temperatures. as we look off into the distance there is a storm well offshore that will impact us on saturday. timing it out and first, temperatures. already 40's through novado, vallejo, fairfield, concord. and it is going to get very chilly tonight with 30's. how close will it be to freezing? santa rosa, napa, with the clouds will be lingering. but i think that we're going to see mostly clear skies 30's in oakland. 36 in san jose temperatures in the upper 50s.
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so a look a your extended forecast with a dry day tomorrow but it is going to be cold. clouds will increase with the rainfall shower reconditions a lingering towards a sunday. dry, warmer conditions on monday and tuesday. rules. >> this proclamation of a local state of emergency. residents are watching this creek level of lobbies and fransciquito creek. they
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are word about the current infrastructure this was two days before christmas. this was when the creek overflowed and it forced seven homeowners out of the homes. they are saying that this has tapped out to the reserve funds and is asking the state for help. they are worried about the levy because it is starting to corrode. it could take least $3 million. they do not have that the money. >> we do not want to take any chances because of the safety of all the people involved. >> reporter: the mayor also said the this proclamation has been sent to the governor's office. there will have to wait for a response. scott rates, kron 4. gabe slate tech report facebook's allowing people to make phone calls. that is
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>> many people have been waiting and on the citation of sergio romano.. if you remember? the teachers that he wore during the victory parade. and now he is of the mexican descent but he is near the mexican border in robert says that even the rich, spoiled athletes have to follow the rules. however, for matos says for all of these holier that no judgmental saints it sounds like he did vegas the right way on new year's eve. feel
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>> meet the new congress. newly elected lawmakers hit the capitol. and it's a group like america has *never seen before. also - back to school after a tragedy. children from the connecticut school where a gunman killed 26 people -- get back into the routine of class. and - an invitation rejected. what's triggering an angry response from some of the families of victims in the colorado movie massacre -- next.
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> catherine: say hello to the new congress. a lot of familiar faces in the leadership roles. >> boehner elected the incoming class of 2013 is also unlike any other congress in the history of the country.
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>> this is the first time in history that the democratic caucus in the house will be made up of a majority of women, minorities and members of the lgbt community (cheers & applause) some pretty small shoes for the new congress to fill. the 112th congress will be remembered as one of the most unpopular and least productive in modern times. kron four's grant lodes shows us the new and more diverse number 113. >> reporter: a record number of women gathered on the steps of the capitol today. more than 1=hundred members of the new congress are female. 43 are african american. 31 are latino. 12 are asian american. and seven are openly gay. >> it is good to see congress starting to look more like the rest of america. >> reporter: illinois democrat tammy duckworth lost both legs in a helicopter crash in iraq. she is one of two female veterans elected to the house in november. hawaii's tulsi gabbard was deployed twice. gabbard is also the first hindu and the first american samoan to serve as
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representative, also from hawaii, senator mazie hirono is the first buddhist in the upper house, as well as the first asian american woman wisconsin's tammi baldwin is the first openly lesbian senator. the house now has its first openly gay person of color, mark takano from riverside. and its first openly elected bisexual: kysten sinema of arizona. sinema is also the first representative to list her religion as "none." overall, the new congress includes three buddhists, two muslims and 15 mormons. >> reporter: mexican- americans are by far the largest voting but none of them are represented in congress. however, cubans have been represented in congress. >> catherine: it was back to school today - for sandy hook students. they've been out of class since last month -- when a gunman killed 26 people in the connecticut grade school.
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april williams has more on the first steps -- on the long road to getting back to normal. >> reporter: it's been less than three weeks since they lost 20 of their classmates and six educators, but thursday sandy hook elementary students were back in class. >> "watching them get off the bus, most of the kids were excited, they had seen friends, they hadn't see in awhile, they anxious to get into the hallways and meet up with the other kids, and you could see the teachers had the same response, they were quite excited to see the students." >> reporter: the site of the december shooting is still part of an ongoing investigation, so the former chalk hill middle school in nearby monroe was re- purposed, and renamed sandy hook. >> "a great deal of thought and effort and volunteer work to make this as seamless as possible." >> reporter: to give the students a sense of continuity, desks and other familiar objects were brought to their new school. a number of parents spent the day there, discussing security and other concerns with police and school officials. >> "it was like the first day of school, everybody, there were counselors, there were therapy dogs, all the parents, there was a little bit of anxiety but i think everybody was i think happy to get back in the swing of things." >> reporter: police will likely have a presence for some time. "we
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>> we don't want them to think this is a police state, we want them to know this is a school and a school first." >> reporter: connecticut's governor is announcing a new advisory commission that will consider improvements to gun laws, mental health support, and >> school safety. >> "we don't yet know the underlying cause behind this tragedy, and we probably never will, not in any way that will make sense of what happened on that day, but that cannot be an excuse for inaction." >> reporter: he says he's hoping connecticut will become a model for the entire country. i'm april williams reporting >> catherine: some of the families of people killed in a colorado movie theatre are rejecting an invitation from the theatre owners. cinemark is reopening the theater soon - and invited them for what was billed as an evening of remembrance - and a movie. >> as a family member that was butchered in that
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community. impacted from a victim's point of view is. >> "that is a blatant lack of respect for the families." "they're looking sales for the grand reopening to the public." "at the expense of 12 families who are heartbroken and at a loss." >> catherine: the mayor of aurora says that the theatre re-opening might be painful to some. while it's considered a routine step for others. he says it's important that people had a choice. 12 people died and 58 others were hurt, when a gunman opened fire during a showing of the most recent 'batman' movie. the suspect - james holmes - will be back in court for a hearing monday. >> jacqueline: we have a very cold start. with more of perfidies. redwood city. 58 in sunnyvale. 58 in napa.
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57 and the santa rosa and as we take a look at current temperatures. temperatures in the 40's. and expect a number of locations for the overnight hours once again. 48 in fairfield, vallejo, 46 in daly city. 48 in san mateo. as we take a look at the satellite & radar is offshore. and expect this to impact the bay area. i do think the we are going to see some cloud coverage. it is going to be cold but not quite as cold as it today. a bit warmer than today once again. the rainfall will return. the rainfall and the forecast, coming up. gabe slate tech report it looks like facebook is getting into the v i p
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internet voice internet protocol it is being tested in canada. it will be launching their mobile applications. if the option to call a facebook friend it would be using your phone. but it would not be using any of your plan minutes because it would be free through the facebook service. a free phone call sounds great to connect with family members or friends and other countries. state to there is also a second feature from facebook and this is available for immediate use. this could replace voice mail, for over it is a first for the android in the apple. after the update this messenger application will be able to send voice messages. simply tap the plus sign and tap " record " and you cannot
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talk. >> is really nice outside let us go running after work. >> if you are wanting to send it. and here is what it looks like when you receive it. this new voice message would appear. click on it and a purple audio bar. >> hello, gave back. i am glad that you work at kron and i'm glad that you are my friend. >> i was surprised on the quality of the audio it is good if not better than a phone call. and this feature, many people get tired of typing. this is a nice alternative. gabe slate tech report >> catherine: congress may have saved america from the fiscal cliff. but the fate of your tax return remains in limbo. that's ahead. first - al-jazeera - a news t-v.
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francisco. rob black will talk about the sale - in today's segment of winners and losers on wall street. r
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>> catherine: stocks fading into the close of trading on wall street. it's after the federal reserve revealed a split among its policymakers over how long to continue an economic stimulus program. here are the numbers. the dow jones finished down 21 points, just under 13- thousand-400. the nasdaq lost eleven, ending at 31-hundred even. the s&p 500 index lost three points. the market started on a weak note thursday following mixed holiday retail sales reports. and the prospect of another >> the big story is that al gezeera can set up a map work in america. these big news organizations want to
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get a footprint. and the best way is to purchase your way and. like career to tv that is already ended at 60 million-60 million homes -- l. gore is forced to make $100 million. and for some reason this could be still ... >> hormel is going to purchase skivvppy basically, this is the monopoly, the big company that will control sandwiches. hormel i do not think that it is going to go away. but this is how wall street will
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work. prada to drive. if it is smart phones, or even a peanut butter from hormel. since they are purchasing skippy/ >> starbucks is also starting to sell a $1 recyclable yoreusable cup they continually to provide new marketing amounts of different media, different places aroma " there'll even mist opened a store today in vietnam. >> waze could be between
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five quadrillion. it may or may not get it done if the waste product is the second- best thing to google maps it will tell you leave the police or had or how long it will take to get to its destination. this deal might not happen. but google is farley surpassing apples maps. and apple is cash heavy and needs to fix their mapping system past. since google is much more surpassing apple maps. >> no word yet on whether tax refunds will be delayed this year because of the last-minute deal on the fiscal cliff. the i-r-s says it's reviewing the details - and deciding what impact it will have on the filing season. if you look at the 10-40 form -- several lines are listed as "reserved." an i-r-s spokesman says those are placeholders for some of the fiscal cliff provisions that had been on hold --
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like the alternative minimum tax. typically, the committee january season is when the tax forms are mailed out but it is not even sang it thasame f when-the tax refund could be issued. this is not a good sign considers that this time around congress did not make a deal until the new year for the fiscal cliff. we are waiting for official word from the irs but thousands of taxpayers will be waiting for a refund. >> catherine: google will not be facing a lawsuit by the federal trade commission. it was under review for its search tactics. google supplied its own products within the results - and pushed the products from competitors farther down the list. the f-t-c did not find any evidence that it harmed consumers.
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google says it has now made it easier for advertisers to use competitors. >> jacqueline: a frosty, cold day. cold conditions tomorrow expected to we could see cloud coverage keeping it warmer than the yesterday. as we go towards the saturday the increase with clouds and rain saturday, sunday but now the rainfall is likely. showers toward a sunday evening. first let's take a look outside. the satellite & radar through the north bay. and if these clouds to be hovering over the bay area overnight it will keep our temperatures from getting down to the freezing mark. however, there is enough cloud coverage could keep us from the freezing mark. first, temperatures. right now, temperatures in the 40's in a number of
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locations. 45 in novado 48 in santa rosa. 50s in oakland, san francisco, san jose. for the morning lows we will see a lot of the 30's in frosty conditions. 30's through santa rosa, livermore, pleasanton. fairfield purify 37 in fremont and 36 in a san jose. as for the afternoon highs. they are born to warm up with more upper 50s to more will be the same. 50s through cemeteries, redwood city 56 in vallejo. as for the rainfall will be approaching saturday night. the futurecast showing that it is well offshore but it be approaching the coast.
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the time frame will be about 10:00 a.m. saturday night. this is as far as we can go but a decent amount of rainfall for the bay area. on the sunday, is when we have a 30 percent chance of snow flurries. temperatures also dropping to below freezing. a look at your extended forecast with cold conditions and dry. a pleasant afternoon but as record saturday, sunday this system will bring us rainfall and cooler temperatures. a nice rebound with a sunny and warm conditions. >> this movie remake now in 3-d... next
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the >> >> catherine:if you want to kick off the new year with a movie that's billed as exciting and gory. we have a suggestion. nick valencia has a preview in now showing. if you're looking to kick off your 2013 with some thrills and chills.we've got just the movie for you. nick valencia has a preview in now showing. it happened once before. will terror in texas be unleashed again? "texas chainsaw 3d" picks up where the 1974 horror film left off. decades after a vigilante mob believed they killed every member of the homicidal sawyer family, a young woman travels with her friends to newt, texas. she's inherited a lavish but isolated victorian mansion from a grandmother she never knew she had. but her new home is filled with secrets about a grisly past. (chainsaw sounds) the"texas chainsaw 3d" is -
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the search and the family's >> reporter: no one has seen or heard from alyssa byrne since new years eve. deputies just said. her cell phone has not sent a signal since 12:03 a.m. on january first. they are working now to see if it was a phone call or a text. i spoke with alyssa's mother today. kim byrne told me alyssa went to tahoe with friends to attend a rave concert. called snow-globe. kim told me that. she started to worry about her daugther's wareabouts when she did not return calls or texts on new years day. not communicating with her family or friends is very unusal for the teenager. her mother is trying to keep it together. >> keep prayers and good things and know that she is there is no other option that she will be coming home. and alyssa was active on social media in the days leading up to her disappearance. we've taken a screen grab of her twitter page.
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as you can see. she seemed to having fun at the snow- globe concert, saying quote "last night was amazing." and "playing in dat snow." but then on the december 31st, her tweets take a turn.saying quote "after tonight you'll never be a part of my life." and "just lost all my trust in the person i trusted most." police say they are aware of these tweets and are investigating exactly when they were posted and whether they were actually posted by alyssa. byrne is 5 foot 3 inches tall and 125 pounds. she has black hair and blue eyes, last seen wearing a black clothes with her hair pulled back. a reward of 1-thousand dollars is being offered for information that helps find her. now grant lodes has information on where her famuily and sheriff's deputies are looking for her. >> the last time she was a scene was a near the state line in nevada at the heart ricin casino halachah rise
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horizon-casino. went to the raved concert that is 3 mi. from the resort. if they are searching the area around the community college but they are also focusing their efforts and searching along the shore of lake tahoe. the rural area and the searching has a stop for the night but it will resume tomorrow. >> catherine: more than 40 people have been forced from their homes by a fire in several san francisco buildings last week. three buildings at 23rd and capp in the mission district were damaged. more than a hundred firefighters were on the scene. and more than 800-thousand dollars in damage was done. new at six. a meeting just got underway for those residents. the red cross has been
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helping them with food, shelter, and clothing. kron4's terisa is estacio is live at the meeting in san francisco with the latest. terisa? >> reporter: catherine, the agency is trying to help the victims. it take to advocate the damage. you can see this pile of rubble. nobody is allowed the windows are dark and it is not just this building. take a look as we see it is this other building and that damage is extensive. these buildings go all the way back into that alley. throughout the day residents retrieved whatever belongings they could. now they are trying to put this in friends and families. tonight and adding to that agencies are trying to extend help with
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offerings of temporary housing for earlier i spoke with how this is impacting her. she is a resident. >> it is so hard. i have lived here for 25 years. and looking now on the street. >> reporter: what have you been able to salvage? these are your grand children? >> yes my granted children wanted me to take it difficult things. >> very difficult i am not able to sleep and i'm crying every day. but i am going to get through it this is my house. that is my life. >> reporter: she is staying with family. she mentioned that she has lived here for 25 years. she is not sure how long shall be able to stay with family bush use it wanting to be able to
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find some temporary housing when the meeting is continuing to going on right now, we are going to see what help is being offered. reporting live in the mission district, kron 4 >> catherine: there's new information on giants pitcher sergio romo. he was in trouble after he got into an argument with a security worker at the las vegas airport. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and >> reporter: i'm still working to get new information on this case but i've been gathering details here all afternoon. we know that sergio romo was cuffed, detained, and cited by las vegas metro police. he could be the most vocal player on the san francisco giants. and this, you can see him during the world series parade but perhaps his mouth got him into trouble they say that he was
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getting into an argument from the t s a agents and he became angry and aggressive. police detective him for a short time into a siding for violation of the airport rules. the t s.a. released this statement. if the senator was not able to provide identification. tensions grew and escalated with the police coming in. officers saying that it does not appear that he was under the influence of drugs or a alcohol fior he has been quiet n his twitter page in the san francisco giants have not returned to my e-mail. chip are strong, kron 4 news. >> catherine: there's been a lot of support for the families of the two people killed in that crash on new year's day in san francisco's mission district. 26 year old francisco gutierrez is on the left. on the right - 29 year old
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patricia tune-coon. here is video from the day of the accident. police say it was caused by a 19 year old gang member who had taken off after being pulled over in connection with a shooting. he allegedly ran a red light and t-boned the white toyota, sending in careening into the front of a liquor store, which killed francisco who was on foot. patricia- a passenger in the white car- -was declared dead at the scene. the driver of the toyota- patricia's 18 year old nephew- is in the hospital in serious condition. today friends, family and members of the community continue to pay their respects at the sidewalk memorial where the crash occurred. inside the liquor store, a collection is being taken for the two victims, in order to help the families return the victim's bodies back home to their native countries.
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>> a lot of people have been making donations, $5, $15, $20. >> catherine: patricia was originally from guatamala, francisco moved her from honduras. the store's owner says many donors have come forward. the suspect, david morales, is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow. he's facing several charges - including 2 counts of murder. >> two inmates tried to escape from a santa cruz minimum security jail on new year's eve. melissa bica and domenika galpren were spotted running from the jail.after they had climbed the fence. the two women were arrested a few blocks away at a gas station. bica is in custody on drug and stolen property charges -- and galpren is serving time for car theft. >> tonight, these shot sensors are being used and this technology is being used to help the oakland crime.
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>> this is a recording of gunfire. six of the officials were listening. and 20 seconds later, this image came off of every patrol car showing the location, how many rounds were fired and that more than one weapon was being used. >> they were able to provide vital the formation and we found a different show casings, blood evidence in side of the car. that one person inside of the car was hit this is vital information. before this technology, we would not have this as fast. >> reporter: there was a special spot shu some shot spotter -- on the scene. this was able to gather information and the seizure of this assault rifle with the capability of a firing
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100 rounds. >> these would piers' walls, bulletproof vests. as of late, we have seen many weapons similar to this. we have the increase in recovery of assault weapons and the increase in information from confidential performance. >> at this news conference oakland police said that this was the perfect showcase of how technology with officers on the ground can make a difference in terms of gun violence in >> this is our first opening act. with more to come. >> as good as this is there is really coming down to have a team of officers on hand to follow-up on these awards. that is what they had on the new year's eve. the oakland police to park and is going to try to do this more regularly but it comes down to an issue of manpower. in oakland, dan
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kerman, kron 4. >> tonight, the limited tickets available for a playoff season. and the new congress will be facing old problems. also a man is using a child as a human head shield during a police stand off..
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niners fans.the team announced today that playoff tickets for next saturday's game will go on sale monday morning at 10:00. the 49ers say those tickets available monday will be extremely limited. you can buy them on ticket- master.and if that's doesn't work.you can try the n-f-l ticketexchange. there's always stub hub - and i just checked - right now the cheapest seats are going for 198 dollars. we don't know yet who the niners are playing. but we do know it'll be satuday january 12th at 5:00. >> coming up at 6-45. gary will be here with >> in national news. the 113th congress was sworn in today. everyone's hoping they'll do a better job of working together. sandra endo has more on the new congress and its agenda. >> the house will come to order fazan >> reporter: it may be a new congress. >> this is the first time in history that the democratic caucus in the house will be made up of a
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majority of women, minorities and members of the lgbt community gabe slate tech repo (cheers & applause) >> reporter: but on their agenda: old problems. for one, relief for hurricane sandy victims. house speaker john boehner didn't put it to a vote tuesday, stirring up outrage. but boehner was reelected speaker. >> i present the election to the office of the speaker of the house of represenatives the name of john a. boehner. (cheers & applause) >> reporter: ceiling crisis, lawmakers have to figure out where to cut spending, which has proved not to be an easy task with partisan politics at play. >> we have to be able to take that common ground. we all agree we've got to deal with the national debt, we've got to deal with our deficit. >> the president needs to show up early this time. the american people will not tolerate the kind of last minute crisis that we have
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seen again and again over the last four years >> reporter: despite potential fiscal fights brewing ahead, president obama is even trying tamp down the partisanship and offered resolution. >> i think hopefully in the new year we'll focus on is seeing if we can put a package like this together with a little bit less drama, a little bit less her brinksmanship. >> in washington, i'm sandra >> catherine: secretary of state hillary clinton is resting at home, after being released from a new york hospitalshe was there for three days - being treated for a blood clot in her head. a state department spokesman had an update today. >> she's sounding terrific, upbeat, raring to go. she's looking forward to getting back to the office. she is very much planning'll have further precise details about that as she continues to make progress. >> catherine: clinton's staff says she managed to get some work done - even
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while she was still hospitalized. she's expected to make a full recovery. the drilling company transocean will pay one- point-four billion dollars in fines and penalties. that's in connection with 20-10 gulf oil spill. crew for the rig that blew up - killing 11 men and triggering the huge spill. in november, b-p agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay four-point- five billion in penalties. there will be no t-v coverage of the guantanamo bay war crimes court hearings. a military judge has denied that request. the pentagon has authorized only a closed-circuit broadcast to several military bases in the northeast u-s. >> jacqueline: iwe can see the increase in cloud coverage for this weekend and the even the possibility of rainfall but very slight.
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>> catherine: we are going to get back to weather and first officials in east palo alto are asking for help to avoid a flooded creek is a corroded levy. new at six. support donors have come forward.
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tonight officials in east palo alto are asking for the states help to fix a corroded levy along the san francisquito creek that's the same creek that flooded a near by neighborhood back on december 23rd. and as kron 4's scott rates reports the mayor of that town is not taking any chances. >> we are conten trying to appeal to the national level and state level to try to get funding for this problem. >> reporter: right now the creek is fine in the levels are good but if there is a another big storm these could give way. the engineers say that these need to be repaired but they do not have the money. that is why it is declared a local state of emergency in east palo alto, scott rates, kron 4. >> jacqueline: it is going to be cold but how cold? some cloud coverage moving and potential be a little bit warmer overnight.
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temperatures in the low 40's. and also 42 in fairfield 46 in daly city. and also redwood city. many 30's out the door with temperatures could be a few degrees warmer than what you are seeing. lingering cloud coverage but i think that we will see mostly clear skies as the go for the afternoon temperatures will be warming up a few degrees than what we saw today. 57 in san mateo. 59 in san mateo this cold start for the dry and sunny but as we go towards a saturday the rainfall chances for a return. for most of the day rain chances on sunday. stay with us.
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>> catherine: a nurse, a paramedic and a pilot were all killed while on the way to pick a impatient. this was an iowa. patient. >> they, like all mercy health care, like all mercy employees were selfless workers who gave their lives to really providing care for others each and every day. >> catherine: a person who lives nearby says he heard the helicopter engine sputtering --- followed by a loud crash. the cause of the crash is being investigated. in omahiowa... in [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need.
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>> take a look if this. this is an omaha, neb.. nebraska. a man with a shotgun used his own son as a human shield. it was a stand-off with police on new year's day. police had received a call
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about a domestic dispute. you can see the man here. police arrived to find him, his girlfriend.and their three-year-old twins. the woman and one of the children managed to get away. but officers say the man used the other child as a shield - as he pointed his gun at police. he eventually put the boy inside - and came back out with the shotgun and another gun. police shot him - and he later died at the hospital. stay with us...
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> reporter: take a look at this and damage. this was from a fire that struck three buildings in the mission district. this building has been completely gutted. 40 families have been forced to move out. several agencies
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in san francisco are going to try to help these people find temporary icing and help them in other ways. after they have lost so much. terisa estacio, kron 4 in san francisco. >> reporter: more victim's details of this is the passenger who was killed. the gang member was the other driver who was trying to evade police. this woman is the mother of a seven year-old who is in guatemala. the driver of the same car has had three surgeries. both of his legs were broken. a maureen kelly, kron 4. >> reporter: this search for this feature will resume tomorrow. such a picture of, deputies, for t-teenage will resume tomorrow. she
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attended the raved concert on the new year's eve near lake tahoe community college. justin waldman, kron 4. >> reporter: the oakland police department is embracing new technology that is helping with weapons and alleged gang members off the street. they are trying to get a dedicated to getting taskforce to meet on a more regular basis. kron 4. >> reporter: sergio romo was detained and issued a citation for breaking the airport rules. t s a officials said that he did not have an identification.
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j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> reporter: one of the three men of murdering a venture capitalist was in court today. if charged he is eligible for the death penalty. coupled with robbery that qualifies as a special circumstance. coming up at 8 that the latest of what has been released. san jose, kron 4 news. >> great news for the housing industry as the u.s. commerce comportment showing that from october, november of 2012, the new home sales has risen by 4.4%. that total is the highest it has been in nearly 2.5 years. in san francisco, one agency says that homes are flying off of the housing blocks. 18 percent more compared to
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also up. more homes are available by 24 percent. if they say that it is great people are purchasing and selling in san francisco, kron 4 news. >> on thursday, the government gave additional coverage for users to choose health care insurance provider and also to see if they're eligible for government subsidies to help for insurance coverage. >> this river water--otter has been keeping people entertained and as long as
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he is here there will be a steady stream of visitors to keep him company. jeff bush, kron 4. >> facebook is having a cool a new feature for its mobile messenger. to use this simply tap the plus ( +) sign. the audio feature was surprisingly high quality. >> jacqueline: on wheat can see these clouds we can the cdc these clouds we can see these clouds. and that is what we are going to experiencing for this next several hours. haand for
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saturday here is a look at the morning lows. 29 degrees in napa. 29 in fairfield. 30's in livermore, pleasanton and these lingering clouds temperatures will be a few degrees warmer. as for the afternoon it is going to be nice. 50s in a number of locations. 56 in oakland, fremont, napa. 59 in the san jose. as for the extended forecast. rainfall for the weekend. saturday night by 10:00 p.m. and sunday. lingering showers for sunday evening. the good news is that monday, tuesday, warmer weather. let us get a check of your small bom ski report www.snowbomb.com some fresh power with 90 in. at the
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(male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. dispite comments on facebook this is not the stanford mascot passed out and it's not the latest version of a tree grows in brooklyn. but one poster was right it's a tree kicked to the curb, in fact it's that time of year again where relics of christmas pass haunt us because everywhere you look old christmas tree are taking up residence around the bay.
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like this tree which appears to be waiting for a phone call on folsom street . over at alice griffith housing projects discarded trees are being removed as quickly as possible to avoid them being set ablaze. most cities have a policy for holiday tree removal, the last time i checked.. no where does it say take to the nearest corner and dump it. in san francisco your tree should go out on your reggular trash day but with a few restrictions. first off if the tree is flocked it cannot be recycled. the same goes for decorations and plastic tree stands. and if the tree is more than 6 feet tall it must be cut in half but you only have till january 11. in berkeley if the tree is 7 feet tall it has to be cut in half however their restriction are a little more relaxed. i can bet you that in the coming days you will see discarded trees everywhere and some will be there until the summer. like urban tumbleweeds and did i mention they are a
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>> good evening. >> with back-to-back business championships. >> who has this better than
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us? >> and nobody! >> we can see that they are back at practice. the big question is is justin smith going to be ready with a torn bicep tendon. as much as he might give it a go from saturday. >> we might to not have even release started yet >> to you watch the strength and how that comes back. if that can play, to his job and defend himself and be effective. >> as i mentioned, i think that i will be ready. >> once again you have about nine days until the first play of days so you might as well be optimistic coach
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andy read will be out of work less than one week. he has been working out with the kansas city chiefs. and he floated out to arizona. and kansas city says that this guy is hot. the other coaches let us take a peek. at smith. with 10/6 and chicago. raleigh and the anemic century team and they have been visiting with the chip kelly. he seems to be the hot name. he is putting his name out there, his
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agent pass. these college coaches you have always been ready. that is wide chip kelly is right of the top. ray lewis saying that this is his final season. he is going to try a to fire up espn. he will join a the monday night, to tell the crew.. and espn is stepping forward toward which always brings me foreword to the thing that makes me sad. and did not really sad people worked it out but people will call you without exaggerating a couple of times per month. they will say that my son wants to be a broadcaster he loves sports. >> jacqueline: and you
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always crush their hopes and dreams? [laughter] >> and you say do not go into this business. >> but i say that with a smile. the x athletes. but i always talk and reason with them. >> and a former pro. we want to work somebody up the ladder. now they want to get ratings within one week. we do not have time to get >> this guy might be pretty good. >> anybody can be good in the locker room but can you do this consistently. and i would say that it does not break your heart but unless you have some incredible talent that cannot be matched. it would be city
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just more than just reciting bthe scores. banta it is-- and d say that what could my son do? but ray lewis might be very but there could be 20 other guys with more sports experience and. let's face it, if a professional athlete is talking. and if they understand that maybe people with talent and really want to be an opportunity. >> all of the bowl games are
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almost complete. brian kelly and tough notre dame are right and miami. dathey are favored 10 points for the national championship. >> to play for the university of alabama we know that it can be tough. but i know that they expect so much out of you. and they also bring the best out of view. >> if you want to be successful. we have to be better on wednesday and better on thursday, friday, saturday, sunday. hopefully monday will take care of itself. >> alabama and notre dame on monday >> sergio romo is facing a
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misdemeanor after being detained at the las vegas airport. the t s a saying that he got involved with a t s a agent argument with out producing appropriate documentation/ identification. he did not have as identification card >> jacqueline: and he is probably thinking that don't you know who i am? >> i think that he is a nice guy. and i am guessing that if he is through san francisco. everybody knows them. in las vegas. and somebody says who are you? so that is probably a little bit of that. i also read a story worth perhaps he was under the influence. and he
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is a good guy. >> catherine: that is probably going to blow over. >> there's no stopping in the warriors. a 21-10. including the hottest team in the league over the los angeles clippers. they had curriy and kenny smith from tnt.. it was quite a night. if you are a warrior fans? the clippers will be playing saturday night. >> we have come a long way in the season. i think that it was a great opportunity for others to see how we have been. >> we are back in a moment.
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